Certified Coder in Saint Paul, MN at Pride Health

Date Posted: 5/26/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/26/2019

Job Description

Pride Health has an opening for a Certified Coder to join a healthcare facility in St. Paul, MN.  Interested individual, apply today or email me at elizabeth.carver@pride-health.com

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyze medical information in the medical record and assign/sequence the correct ICD-10-CM, CPT, and/or HCPCS code to the diagnoses/procedures of office, inpatient and/or outpatient medical records, including operative reports, according to established coding guidelines.
  • Knowledge of surgical coding and the ability to review.
  • Code complex operative procedure reports.
  • Interact with and provide support to facility staff to answer questions and resolve rejected charge tickets and claims.
  • Utilize medical reference resources and contacts to thoroughly research coding issues and to maintain working knowledge of coding guidelines and LCDs to ensure maximum reimbursement and coding compliance.
  • Identify opportunities for billing/coding improvements. Participate in developing, implementing, and reviewing programs for coding compliance monitoring and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Meet or exceed productivity and quality standards as assigned by management.
  • Take responsibility for various projects as assigned by management and perform any additional/miscellaneous duties (not inclusive of job description) as requested by the management team within the scope of knowledge/ability.
  • Work as a team player and communicate in a positive manner with co-workers, managers, providers, and other contacts.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.                                                                                            

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • AAPC or AHIMA certification is required in ICD-10
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience working in a hospital or physician’s office as a medical coder
  • 2 years of surgical coding strongly desired
  • Expert knowledge of ICD10, CPT, and HCPCS necessary
  • Basic computer skills required, knowledge of Cerner PowerWorks a plus